The University of Cambridge

4.4 from 129 ratings
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2/354 Universities
Location: 
4.2 / 93 reviews
Nightlife: 
3.6 / 93 reviews
Halls of Residence: 
4.3 / 30 reviews
Clubs & Societies: 
4.3 / 9 reviews
Freshers' Week: 
3.8 / 8 reviews

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Overall Rating
Top 5 University

Overview

The University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England.The University was founded in 1209, and has a global reputation for outstanding academic achievement and world-class original research.

  • Total Students
    19,580
  • Male / Female Students
    47% Female 53% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    94% Full Time 6% Part Time
  • International Students
    33% International 67% UK

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The University of Cambridge Reviews

4.4 / 129 reviews
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13th February 2018
Very much enjoyed my experience. You get a lot of contact hours and top quality facilities. You're expected to work a lot, but at the same time there is a lot of opportunity to do exciting extracurricular activities. Although the student union is essentially none existant, the college system gives you all the teaching and life advice one would need.
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23rd January 2018
You stays with your college, and whichever college you end up with dictates your location for the three years you are here. If you get a town college, then you are in luck because everything will be pretty accessible. Otherwise, you'll end up in a place where Nightlife and food is at least 20 minutes walk away. At studies facilities vary with colleges and faculty. Some has 24 hours library, others close on weekends. The economics faculty has bad facilities. The lecture rooms are too packed and has a musky odour to it. The audio system also has problems too often.
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Very inclusive of LGBT, but not so much on poorer students. Many students here are bourgeois snobs, and can make poorer students feel out of place sometimes. Exorbitant rent by some colleges inevitably price some students out, reducing access while claiming to be accessible.
Health and wellbeing services: 
They usually have plenty of mindfulness workshops and yoga classes. However, if pressure from certain director of studies does not go down, no amount of yoga can destress you.
Support for international students: 
The university offers close to zero support for international students. Internationals have to pay college fees on top of tuition fees which EU students are not required to. College fees are around £7000, with tuition amounting to at least £22k, cost is extremely high.
Support and facilities for disabled students: 
I know if a friend who's on wheelchair and she can get to most places fine.
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Rankings

Rank City Student Rating
19 Kingston KUT
4.4 / 49 reviews
20 Swansea
4.3 / 107 reviews
21 Oxford
4.3 / 87 reviews
22 Plymouth
4.3 / 92 reviews
23 Cambridge
4.2 / 93 reviews
24 Aberystwyth
4.5 / 26 reviews
25 Canterbury
4.1 / 128 reviews
26 Leicester
4.1 / 145 reviews
27 Exeter
4.2 / 93 reviews
28 Chester
4.4 / 37 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 Gonville & Caius College
5.0 / 3 reviews
2 Jesus College
4.7 / 3 reviews
3 Emmanuel College
4.3 / 4 reviews
4 Queen's College
4.5 / 2 reviews
5 Newnham College
4.0 / 3 reviews
6 Clare College
5.0 / 1 review
7 Selwyn College
5.0 / 1 review
8 Wolfson College
5.0 / 1 review
9 King's College
4.0 / 2 reviews
10 Pembroke College
4.0 / 2 reviews
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 Lola Lo (Cambridge)
4.3 / 21 reviews
2 Revolution Bar
4.3 / 20 reviews
3 the Regal Weatherspoon
4.3 / 12 reviews
4 Fez Club
3.8 / 17 reviews
5 Ballare
3.5 / 28 reviews
6 NOVI
4.3 / 4 reviews
7 Kuda
3.2 / 9 reviews
8 Las Iguanas
4.5 / 2 reviews
9 Cambridge Junction
3.8 / 4 reviews
10 90 Cocktail bar
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Freshers' Week Student Rating
1 Cambridge, University of
3.8 / 8 reviews
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Location Details

The University of Cambridge
Cambridge
CB2 1QY
United Kingdom
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